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This looks ready to release, with two minor wording corrections:

  For example,
  certain efficiency problems in the Symbolics compiler have been traced
  to this feature.

Most of the efficiency problems are not due to this feature, so perhaps
this sentence should simply be deleted.  The proposal could use
shortening anyway.

  Make it illegal for a macro call to expand into a DECLARE form and be
  recognized as such.

Strictly speaking there is no such thing as a DECLARE form, since a list
whose car is the symbol DECLARE is an error to evaluate.  CLtL p.153
uses the term "declaration" for this, although I admit it also says
"declare form" in one place.  Anyway I'd feel more comfortable if we
said "declaration" here.